International Workshop on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials

from 10 to September 12 2018 EPFL

The International Workshop on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials, open to the international community active in the field of MARVEL, will take place on September 10-12, 2018 at the SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne. Visit the website!

Group photo MARVEL Review and Retreat 2017

The MARVEL community at the Review and Retreat  2017

Link to website dedicated to the workshop.

This international workshop focuses on conceptual and methodological advances underlying the computational design and discovery of novel materials and aims at attracting and gathering researchers on a worldwide scale.

The workshop is organized in 10 sessions covering electrochemical interfaces & catalysis, halide perovskites, topological insulators, multifunctional oxides, methods beyond DFT, high-throughput searches, metal organic frameworks, two-dimensional materials, sampling, and machine learning.

The workshop is sustained by a series of outstanding keynote lectures and will be further enriched by contributed talks selected among submitted abstracts from the participants. The workshop thus aims at providing a showcase of the current status of research in the computational study of materials.

The workshop is organized and hosted by the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) MARVEL, an effort funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation for the Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials.

Keynote speakers (confirmed)

  • Andrei Bernevig (Princeton University, USA)
  • Gábor Csányi (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Stefano Curtarolo (Duke University, USA)
  • Marc Koper (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
  • Arkady Krasheninnikov (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Georg Kresse (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Frank Lechermann (University of Hamburg, Germany)
  • Caroline Mellot-Draznieks (Collège de France, Paris)
  • Jeff Neaton (University of California, USA)
  • Michele Parrinello (Università della Svizzera italiana and ETHZ , Switzerland)
  • Michiel Sprik (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Mark E. Tuckerman (New York University, USA)

Workshop Chairs

  •  Alfredo Pasquarello and Nicola Marzari

Session Chairs

  • Ulrich Aschauer
  • Michele Ceriotti
  • Clemence Corminboeuf
  • Claude Ederer
  • Stefan Goedecker
  • Juerg Hutter
  • O. Anatole von Lilienfeld
  • Daniele Passerone
  • Ursula Roethlisberger
  • Thomas Schulthess
  • Berend Smit
  • Alexey A. Soluyanov
  • Nicola Spaldin
  • Philipp Werner
  • Oleg V. Yazyev

More information will be available soon.  Please contact Nathalie Jongen if you need more information about this event.

Presentation during the Review and Retreat 2017

Presentation during the Review and Retreat 2017

Poster session

Discussions at the poster session at the Review and Retreat 2016